MICAT-I 2022 Test Analysis

04 December, 2021

 

MICAT (MICA Admission Test) is the ONLINE entrance exam for PGDM-C/PGDM from MICA, Ahmedabad. Generally MICAT is held twice for admission to the batch in the ensuing  year. MICAT-I is held in December and MICAT-II in January for the batch commencing a few months later in June/July.

MICAT I 2021 was held on December 04, 2021, from 9 AM to 11:15 AM.

This year, like last year, the test was of 135 minutes owing to the constraints imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Test Structure and IMS estimate of good attempts:

Section Name No. Of Questions Time allocated Good Attempts
A Psychometric Test 150 30 minutes ALL
B Descriptive Test 4 25 minutes ALL
C i. Divergent and Convergent Thinking 20 80 minutes 11-12
ii. Verbal Ability 20 11-12
iii. Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation 20 9-10
iv. General Awareness 20 8 – 9
  • 1-Minute break between different sections
  • Navigation between sections not allowed
  • Section C carried 1 mark per question. 0.25 for each incorrect response.
  • No Negative Marks for the Psychometric Test and the Descriptive Test
  • Psychometric Test is compulsory and the performance in the psychometric test is used as a qualifying criterion for the next stage. Candidates must attempt all  the questions in the Psychometric Test to ensure that their paper is evaluated. However, the marks or the assessment criteria of the test are not revealed to the candidates.

VERDICT

Students who have ‘cleared’ the Psychometric Test and secured an overall score of 35-38 in Sections C (i) to C (iv) can expect a call for the GE-PI round (subject to their fulfilling the other criteria specified at :  https://www.mica.ac.in/postgraduate-programme/selection-process-and-timelines


ANALYSIS BY SECTIONS

Section A – PSYCHOMETRIC TEST
Section B – DESCRIPTIVE TEST
Section C – APTITUDE TEST